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Wordscape - 22

Dysania

Condition of finding it difficult to get out of bed in the morning.

Eg. Many people suffer from dysania on Monday mornings.

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Vagitus

The first cry of a new born baby.

Eg. The doctor held the baby upside down and slapped him hard for the vagitus.

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Rhapsody

An effusively enthusiastic or ecstatic feeling of expression; a piece of music that has no formal structure and expresses powerful feelings.

Eg. His rhapsodies of praise showered on the politician did not please the audience.

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Freesia

A bulbous Southern African plant with fragrant, tubular, colorful flowers.

Eg. Freesias in white, pink, mauve, orange and yellow made the garden bright and colourful.

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Perorate

To sum up and conclude a speech; to speak at length.

Eg. He spoke with passion and perorated against the government.